Modern Word: Shem
Phonetic Spelling: Shame
Hebrew Word: שֵׁם
Arabic Word: اسم (aism)
Paleo-Hebrew: ????????
Definition: Middle son of Noach who settled with his family in Arabia, Iraq/Babylon, and some of Asia and became the ancestor of the Hebrew people, which are the ancestors of the Israelites (Yashar’alaym) and Ishmaelites (Yashama’alaym). The word also means a name, denomination, byword, defamed, fame, famous, and renowned.

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